Age of Eggs and Fertility

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by enggass, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, here is my first question(s).
    When people are selling eggs on this site or whatever the source, what is the common practice for the age of the egg?
    Are they typically 1day, 2 days 3 days old? and how much of an effect does this have on the hatch rate? Do shipped eggs have a much lower success rate or does that depend more on the quality of the hatch process?
    AND, do sellers usually have a sense of the fertility rate of their eggs?

    Thanks,
    Steve
     

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